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Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering News 5 December 2008

5th December 2008  

SA may soon get numerous new telecoms providers

4th December 2008 South Africa's telecommunications service providers could easily increase to more than 300, up from the current five, in a short space of time, said Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group senior manager Reshaad Ahmed at the launch of the Internet Access in South Africa 2008 study on Thursday.... 

Low-carbon push must take account of development needs, SA argues

2nd December 2008 Dialogue between countries participating in the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference being held in Poznan, Poland, would "lay the basis" for serious climate change negotiations in Copenhagen, in 2009, South Africa's Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk... 

Former AECI CEO Van Vught retires from board

2nd December 2008 JSE-listed chemicals and explosives group AECI nonexecutive director Lex van Vught would retire from the board of directors at the end of December. The group on Tuesday commended the former CEO's leadership, saying his efforts to transform the company from being an unfocused collection of... 

Aflease acquires Mozambique gold concession

2nd December 2008 South African gold miner Aflease Gold has acquired the 22 000-ha Tulo concession, in Mozambique, which CEO Neal Froneman formerly described as a "company maker" for the new Gold One. Aflease last month announced that it would merge with Australia's BMA Gold to form Gold One, an international... 

Xerox gives grant to two SA universities

2nd December 2008 Two South African universities have each received a R500 000 grant from NYSE-listed Xerox Corporation to assist in providing bursaries to students who need financial assistance. The University of South Africa (Unisa) and the University of Johannesburg were presented the grants by Xerox president... 

Company Announcement: BASF Coatings’ strengths in great demand

2nd December 2008 Attached please find a press release on: The Chinese character for “crisis” consists of the elements for “danger” and “opportunity.” “But preparation is key to be able to actually use latent opportunities when crisis does occur," says Juan G. Ximénez-Carrillo Gerber, Group Vice President... 

Company Announcement: New PowerScan Rugged Industrial Handhelds Scanners

2nd December 2008 Attached please find a press release on: ProScan Distribution, a member of the ProScan Group, announced the release of the new affordable PowerScan PD7100 handheld industrial scanners from Datalogic, the perfect solution for users who need a snappy, rugged and durable handheld solution.  

Company Announcement: New president for Hägglunds Drives in South Africa

2nd December 2008 Attached please find a press release on: Leif Duwel has been appointed President for Hägglunds Drives in South Africa. He will lead the continued offensive investments that we have done the last years in South Africa, e.g. via the establishment of a sales company there during 2007.  

Company Announcement: New local Software plus Services venture already competing internationally

2nd December 2008 Attached please find a press release on: Preserv8™, the only email archiving Software plus Services Microsoft globally certified solution available locally, is breaking new ground in global markets.  


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